• Global Innovation Summit Monday, February 17, 2014 - 08:00AM to Friday, February 21, 2014 - 10:00PM
    San Jose Marriott
    301 South Market Street
    San Jose, CA 95113
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Global Innovation Summit



  • Global Innovation Summit 2014
    We seek to catalyze systemic, sustainable innovation across entire companies, communities, and countries.

    Join us – along with nearly 800 of your fellow ecosystem builders from over 50 countries – as we connect, learn, and create together.  It all happens on February 17-21, 2014 in Silicon Valley.  The Global Innovation Summit, an invitation-only event, is the centerpiece of Global Innovation Week, which is open to everyone and features multiple events and activities throughout the region.

    Conference attendees will: 

    • Connect and interact with thoughtful doers from all corners of the world, all walks of life. 
    • Learn powerful insights on what makes ecosystems based on technology and innovation thrive.
    • Gain new tools to unleash systemic, sustainable innovation across your organization or community.
    • Design and create novel solutions for real problems that affect real people.

    Get more  information and apply for an invitation here. Don't wait-- early-bird registration ends on November 22!

    For the full schedule of events, please click here.

    Monday, February 17

    8:00 am-3:00 pm      Pre-Conference Activities

    3:00 pm                    Welcome and Introduction      

    4:00 pm                    Opening Keynote Discussion

    5:00 pm                    Panel Discussion: Tools to Build Innovation Ecosystems

    5:30 pm                    HOUSE DESIGN LAB #1: Ecosystem Challenge

    7:00 pm                    Food and Networking

    8:00 pm                    Book Talks, Idea Salons, Etc.

    Tuesday, February 18

    8:00 am                    Breakfast

    8:45 am                    THE CONVERSATIONS: "DESIGN"

    10:00 am                  Stories from the Rainforest (examples of ecosystem building), with interviewers

    10:30 am                  Networking and Coffee Break

    10:45 am                  HOUSE DESIGN LAB #2: Ecosystem Mapping

    12:30 pm                 Networking Lunch

    1:45 pm                    THE CONVERSATIONS: "CAPITAL"

    3:00 pm                   Networking and Coffee Break

    3:30 pm                   HOUSE DESIGN LAB #3: Ecosystem Prototyping

    5:30 pm                    Art Walk, Ecosystem Design Gallery, Open Judging

    7:00 pm                    Art Festival, Edge of Stage Talks, Etc.

    Wednesday, February 19

    8:00 am                    Networking Breakfast

    8:45 am                    THE CONVERSATIONS: "TECHNOLOGY"

    10:00 am                   Networking and Coffee Break

    10:30 am                   Final Presentation

    11:30 am                   Closing Plenary Panel

    12:30 pm                   Thanks and Farewell

    1:00 pm - 10:00 pm   Global Innovation Week Partner Activities  

    Thursday, February 20  and Friday, February 21

    Global Innovation Week Partner Activities